James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.
Earth is here (in Australia) so kind, just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest. 1
Habitual intoxication is the epitome of every crime. 2
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked up in strangers galleries. 3
Luck, mere luck, may make even madness wisdom. 4
Talk to him of Jacobs ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps. 5
The best thing I know between France and England is the sea. 6
Ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. If I were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment. 7 We love peace, as we abhor pusillanimity; but not peace at any price. There is a peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body. Chains are worse than bayonets. 8